100 Berryhill Dr
Jackson, TN 38301
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
West Tennessee School For Deaf serves 42 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
West Tennessee School For Deaf placed in the top 20% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

West Tennessee School For Deaf ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

West Tennessee School For Deaf's student population of 42 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
42 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

West Tennessee School For Deaf is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,705 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of West Tennessee School For Deaf is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#266 out of 1705 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
10%
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Black
36%
22%
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White
50%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in West Tennessee School For Deaf and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
21%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 42 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 3:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62 (Top 20%)

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